Is home to more than 400 national parks scattered across its 50 states. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees day use fees at national forests and grasslands and at lands managed by the bureau of land management bureau of reclamation and u s.
On august 28 2017 the price of the america the beautiful the national parks and federal recreational lands senior pass increased for the first time since 1994 the additional revenue will be used to enhance the visitor experience in parks.
U s national parks senior pass. The national park service as part of united states department of the interior is the authorizing agency. Please be aware that delays in fulfilling online pass orders may occur. From california s yosemite national park and las vegas state and national parks there are many national parks you can visit if you are a us citizen or permanent resident over 62 years old and with a passion for traveling you should get a national parks senior pass.
How to qualify for a national parks senior pass. Senior pass eligibility. If you re a u s.
A pass is your ticket to more than 2 000 federal recreation sites. The official name of the senior pass is america the beautiful the national parks and federal recreational lands pass. Citizen or permanent resident age 62 years or older who likes to travel you ll want to buy a senior pass.
28 2017 the price of the lifetime america the beautiful the national parks and federal recreational lands senior pass will increase for the first time since 1994 from 10 to 80. Citizens or permanent residents who are at least 62 years old can purchase a senior pass for a one time processing fee of 10 as of 2017. It offers a discounted membership rate that can be purchased on a lifetime basis for on an annual basis for a lower cost.
All of the passes under the national parks system are known as america the. This is not an official u s. The cost of visiting multiple national parks adds up quickly so a pass saves you big on some of the best sights in the world.
Senior passes can be purchased. A one year senior pass also will be available for 20 after aug. As part of the american the beautiful national parks and federal recreational lands pass program u s.
In this guide we ll explain how and where to get a national park senior pass this year. Us park pass is an authorized reseller of the america the beautiful the national parks and federal recreational lands annual pass. The national parks senior pass is version of the american the beautiful pass created specifically for senior citizens in order to allow them access to the national parks at a discounted rate.
The usgs online store will be following a phased return to full operations. The senior pass allows free access and discounts at national parks and other federal recreation sites. Learn more about the changes what they mean for you and how the additional funds will be used.
National parks and federal recreational lands and waters begin to safely expand access and resume operations the full suite of interagency passes is again available for purchase. Army corps of engineers.